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Ogunquit Beach, Ogunquit
(4.6/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Ogunquit Beach translates from the Abenaki language as "beautiful place by the sea." It is an apt name for the resort that offers sandy beaches framed by cliffs along the water. Swimmers will want to head to the river lagoon with a sandbar that indicates shallow water ideal for wading and swimming. The area is known for being a lesbian-, gay-, bisexual-, and transgender-friendly community. Consider browsing the boutiques near the water and enjoying refreshments with a view over the beach. Arrange to visit Ogunquit Beach and other attractions in Ogunquit using our Ogunquit trip itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Great place to walk with children, beautiful and wide view on the see. Restaurants and shops available. 
  • In passage in Maine in motorcycle through Ogunquit to see the sea and the big houses typically American but not sleep. The accommodation is unaffordable when there is something. Beautiful place for aristocrats.
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  • Beautiful, cold day in November. Walked on marginal way, but really prefer the beach. Plenty of free parking. Check the tide tables. We were there at low tide and the beach was huge. Overall, a very l...  more »
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  • Super long beach, very nice white sand. It's like two beaches in one, at low tide you can walk 200 yards to the ocean, at high tide, it leaves just a skinny strip of white sand. Parking costs money but it's worth spending a few hours here.
  • gr8 for sun rises. To find a parking lot may be pain, just look around or being patient.
  • Beautiful beach, crowded during high tide but always room regardless - worth the visit
  • 20$ parking. But free 30 min stays to see the view and go. Water is too cold for swimming but wadding is fun
  • This is a beautiful beach even during the colder months of the year! I visited on a sunny but chilly October afternoon and the place was pretty much empty - you'll have the beach all to yourself and you can peacefully stroll along the shore, enjoying the white sand and the beauty of the Atlantic merging with the sky above!